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The Bridge Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Chepstow, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6455 / 51°38'43"N

Longitude: -2.6716 / 2°40'17"W

OS Eastings: 353627

OS Northings: 194290

OS Grid: ST536942

Mapcode National: GBR JM.7GPQ

Mapcode Global: VH87M.NW0Y

Plus Code: 9C3VJ8WH+59

Entry Name: The Bridge Inn

Listing Date: 24 March 1975

Last Amended: 12 November 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2516

Building Class: Commercial

Location: On the river bank, on a corner site with The Back.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: Chepstow (Cas-gwent)

Community: Chepstow

Built-Up Area: Chepstow

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

Tagged with: Pub Inn

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History

Probably C18. Originally called The Ship, reflecting its position on the river quayside, the Gwy wharf, it was renamed c 1815 when the cast iron Wye bridge was built adjacent.

Exterior

Inn. White-painted scored roughcast walls, pantile roof with brick end stacks. Three storeys. Three-window range of 4-pane casements under eaves, 12-pane sashes to first floor and to ground floor either side of doorway with half-glazed door. Side elevation to The Back and facing river is 2 storeys, slightly angled to bend and with a hipped roof. First floor has 12-pane sash to right and twin 6/3 pane sashes to left; ground floor has 2 doorways and 15-pane fixed glazed window.

Interior

Interior retains C19 fireplaces; floor partly of large flags is below street level. Exposed lightweight pegged timber framework to the hipped roof on first floor

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an C18 inn preserving its character. Group value with listed items in the lower part of Bridge Street including the Wye Bridge.

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